Sunday, April 24, 2011

dark chocolate cake

I strongly believe that my mood reflects on the food I make.I was definitely in a good mood when I baked this cake.
This chocolate cake I made it for Neneh, my friends daughter.I learnt it from my teacher Manju Mathew, thank you for the recipe Manju.


  • 90 grms  butter (soften)
  • 1/2 c + 1/3 c  powdered sugar 
  • 2   eggs
  • 1/2 tsp  vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp  soda pwd
  • 1/4 tsp  red color
  • 1 cup  flour (maida)
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/ 3 cup  cocoa pwd
  • 1tsp coffee pwd
  • 1/4 c  water
  • 1/4 c  milk
chocolate frosting
  • 4 tbsp  butter
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate 
  • 2 tbsp  icing sugar
  1. Pre heat oven 180 degree C.
  2. Grease 7 " baking pan, line with parchment paper.
  3. Sieve flour, baking powder and cocoa powder and keep aside.
  4. Mix milk,water and coffee powder in a bowl and keep aside.
  5. Beat egg, vanilla ,soda powder and color well and keep aside.
  6. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy, add the egg mixture little at a time, till well combined.
  7. Fold in flour mixture and the milk mixture in two to three batches.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and place it in the oven and bake at 180 degree C for 40 minutes or when inserted with a toothpick it comes out clean.
  9. let the cake cool completely before frosting.
  10. Chocolate frosting : Melt butter and chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. stir until smooth.
  11. remove from the water and add the icing sugar.
  12. let the frosting cool, keep stirring while cooling. Pour over the cake and let it set.
  13. serve with vanilla ice cream.


  1. oh,,thanks a lot for making was really gud one....

  2. Cher!! when i come to your place i want this one!! ;)


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